Master in Project Management
: Full Time
- Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (Campus Barcelona)
- Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Campus Madrid)
This program will be conducted in English.
The current market dynamism and business environment have led to companies and organisations needing to manage numerous projects simultaneously. Within this context, the figure of Project Manager takes on a key importance in organisations and companies of all sizes, as they play a critical role in terms of designing efficient business strategies that take full advantage of the available resources. Meanwhile, globalisation, the emergence of new competitors and sudden changes in business strategies mean that, as well as being equipped with an in-depth knowledge of project management, Project Managers also need to have highly developed personal skills and performance competencies.
In response to this business demand, the Master in Project Management is designed to equip executives to lead, plan, organise and oversee complex global projects efficiently and effectively. Professionals equipped to lead teams based on the development of executive skills and techniques required by directors. In short, Project Directors who can align the present needs of companies in terms of project management with the current requirements stipulated in the global standard of the Project Management Institute (PMI): minimising risks, creating new opportunities and achieving the objectives that have been set.
Certificación PMP en el máster en project management
Top reasons for doing EAE’s Business School Master in Project Management:
The Professional Careers service is focused on guiding and accompanying students to achieve their professional goals and matching their expectations and interests with the jobs market.
2 International Talent Program
The program aimed at students seeking international professional development, in order to give them maximum visibility amongst the multinational companies collaborating with EAE. Activities are therefore organised such as the Employment Workshops, interviews with head hunters and access is given to international selection consultants around the world.
3 Project Management Advisory Board
The master study plan is carried out along with the Advisory Board of the Project Management area, formed by 25 professionals from companies like Pepsico, Nike, DHL, Danone, Accenture, Fujitsu, Grupo Planeta, Mango, Grupo Puig, and others.
4 Ranking EAE
In the Top 90 of the best Project Management master’s degrees in the world (QS Global Masters 2018 ranking).
In the European Top 35 of the best Project Management master’s degrees (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2016-2017).
5 EAE, school with R.E.P. certification
EAE Business School is certified as a “Registered Education Provider” by the Project Management Institute, the main world association of Project Management professionals.
6 Preparation for PMP professional certification
Participants passing the masters degree will the option of going in for the Project Manager Professional certification examinations (PMP)® of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
7 Students members of the Project Management Institute
The Master’s Degree in Project Management allows participants to register as Student Members of the Project Management Institute (PMI), giving them access to high-quality resources.
8 Incorporation of state-of-the-art software
The program incorporates specialised software for simulating or modelling areas or processes related to project Management, such as Microsoft® Project Professional, or Risk de Palisade Corporation, the world leader in risk and decision analysis.
9 Visits to companies
Students benefit from the extensive program of visits to companies and multinationals specialised in project management, such as Microsoft and Indra.
10 Business Networking
On the Business Networking cycle, students will attend a series of meetings with professionals from large companies and other EAE students, thanks to which the participants have the chance to expand their network of professional contacts.
11 Project Management Plan
The master’s degree final work consists of preparing a project to allow the foundations acquired in all of the groups of management processes and knowledge areas of the discipline to be applied within the framework of the PMBOK® Guide, the most important international standard in Project Management.
12 Soft Skills program
The Soft Skills program is intended to help participating professionals complete their training with the strategic mobilisation of their personal skills. It includes ten independent monthly workshops organised along the Emotional Skills Model.
13 Major + Minor
EAE has started up the North American Major and Minor methodological system for the first time in Spain, in the place of the traditional optional subject method.
14 International Residential Program
At the end of the study period, students will have the chance to do a two-week residential stay at the University of Texas in San Antonio - UTSA (Texas, USA). This residential stay comes at an additional cost.
15 EAE is enterprising
The aim is to give the necessary resources and environment for enterprising students from EAE to develop new business ideas. We accompany the needs of the entrepreneurs and investors, as well as those of our students and researchers. Some of the particular services we offer are Training, Financing and Accompaniment for EAE’s enterprising students.
Courses in the Master in Project Management:
MODULE 1 - Project Management: Strategy, Portfolio and Financing
- Strategic management and business environment
- Program and portfolio management. Project finance
MODULE 2 - Project Planning and Control: Scope, Time, Cost
- Project scope management
- Project Time Management
- Project cost management
MODULE 3 - Quality and Risk Management, Procurement and Legal Aspects in Projects
- Project risk management
- Project quality management
- Project procurement management and legal aspects
MODULE 4 - The Human Factor
- Human resource management. Project manager. Interpersonal skills and ethics
- Communication and stakeholder management
- Project sales management
MODULE 5 - Knowledge Management and Integration
- Project integration and knowledge management. Project management game and tools
- New trends and methodologies in project management
- PMP Certification preparation
MODULE 6 - Final Master Thesis
- Final master thesis
MODULE 1 - Strategic Management
- Strategic management of business and projects
- Reference frame for project management
MODULE 2 - Financing Projects
- Project financing
- Project management and project portfolio
MODULE 3 - Planning and Controlling Projects
- Scope and time management
- Cost management
MODULE 4 - Quality
- Quality management
- Risk management
MODULE 5 - People Management
- Human factor: Management of teams and proejcts
- Project manager: skills, ethics, and social responsibility
MODULE 6 - Legal Issues
- Contracting and procurement planning
- Contract and procurement management
MODULE 7 - Comunication & Sales
- Comunication management
- Sales management
MODULE 8 - Integration
- Project integration management
- Preparing PMP certification (PMI)
MODULE 9 - Internship
MODULE 10 - Final Master Thesis
Funding Schemes and Grants
- Final master thesis
EAE offers special funding conditions, grants and aid for candidates accepted on EAE programs.
EAE BUSINESS SCHOOL GRANTS
SME Comprehensive Development Grant. Within its advanced business training project, EAE responds to the needs of small and medium enterprises (SME) by strengthening and implementing strategies for improving competitiveness; the comprehensive development of organizations and the people in these organizations are key factors within our institution.
Women's Executive Grant. Over 40% of our students are women with an average age of 33. This shows EAE’s capacity to train students who are fully mature in both professional and personal terms, and who need to balance their family, personal and training activities. With the aim of strengthening, advancing and consolidating the women's professional activity, EAE offers a financial support program designed specifically for this segment of professionals. The candidates’ managerial potential and leadership are two crucial qualities taken into account in assessing applications.
Accredited Disability Grant. With the aim of promoting and contributing to the professional development of the disabled, EAE runs a grant program for professionals in this segment.
EAE Academic Excellence Grant. EAE rewards students with the best academic report. Candidates who present an academic report with an average score of 9.5 or above can apply for the EAE Academic Excellence Grant.
Entrepreneur Grants. Designed for managers of SMEs, freelancers and professionals who want to start a business project.
Executive Grants. Aimed at executives, middle managers and qualified professionals who plan to take on positions of responsibility.
GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES
Fundación Carolina. Lifelong training grant that encourages cultural and scientific cooperation between Spain and Latin America, promoting exchanges between professionals. It is aimed at Latin American and Spanish specialists and professionals who can demonstrate their need to move to the other region to continue their training.
MAEC – AECID Grant. This grant contributes to the further education and professional development of foreigners and young university students with an advanced university qualification and, on some programs, university students in their final year. Definition of financial support: II-B: Grants for foreigners for master degrees or specialisations at Spanish universities and other non-university teaching centres.
Financial support for training workers regulated by the Fundación Tripartita. The State Employment Public Service offers financial support through the Fundación Tripartita to all people currently actively employed and making Social Security contributions and who have received individual training permission from the company. Refusal of permission must be based on organizational or production reasons. The purpose of the financial support is to allow tuition for an official qualification or a university’s own qualification. In return, the company receives a Social Security allowance for each employee that has been granted permission. The allowance is equivalent to the salary costs for the working hours that the employee has put into training, up to a maximum of 200 hours per employee granted permission per academic or calendar year.
- SOC The SOC offers subsidies and grants to unemployed people who take part in training activities on our Master and Postgraduate programs at EAE Business School.
- AGAUR Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (University and Research Financial Support Management Agency). The agency offers university postgraduate loans with extremely attractive conditions.
The goals of the Master in Project Management are as follows:
1 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
To train expert Project Managers with the capacity to reach the set targets, increase profitability and enhance the overall quality of the project.
2 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Insight into the key aspects of strategic project management and its importance within the global strategy of the organization.
Strengthening decision-making in complex projects, taking into account all of the technical, financial, quality, environment and risk exposure aspects involved.
4 BUDGET PROFICIENCY
Knowing, selecting and adequately using the tools required for the effective management of project budgets.
5 PEOPLE LEADERSHIP
Equipping participants with the executive skills required to manage a project team in order to ensure its success.
6 PMI CERTIFICATION
Successfully passing the certification examination to become a Project Manager Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
EAE assesses the competencies that companies value most and passes them on to the students in order to facilitate their entry in the workplace. The aim is to reach the level of development demanded by the jobs market.
· Director of Projects
· Director of Risk and Project and Business Continuity
· Director of Quality
· Project-applied R&D Manager
· Process, Product and Service Innovation Manager
· Project Management Consultancy